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2Africa Subsea Cable Lands Akwa Ibom

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Days after being declared public interest in Portugal, the 2Africa submarine fibre optic cable, will links Europe, Asia, and Africa has landed in Qua Iboe, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The cable, dubbed the largest cable project in the world is measured at 45,000-kilometre. According to Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, via his X handle wrote: “This is a significant milestone that has been delivered with the support of President Bola Tinubu, whose directive to all relevant agencies to support the ease of approvals was critical to the successful landing of this cable in Akwa Ibom, a first for the Niger Delta region,”

 


Also, Umo Eno, Governor of Akwa Ibom State, described the landing of the cable as “historic”.

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